Movie Mondays: Free Screenings of Award-nominated Films

Now that the 2013/2014 award season has wrapped up, it’s time to catch up on all of the winning and nominated films! To alleviate the long hold lists for several of these titles, the Northgate Branch is showing some of this year’s notable and popular films on Sundays through May. Each free film screening starts at 1:30 in the Northgate Branch meeting room. I suggest you arrive early in order to get a seat, as well as a free bag of popcorn! Continue reading “Movie Mondays: Free Screenings of Award-nominated Films”

Free film screening of KCTS documentary: ‘Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington’

Join us for a film screening about the fastest growing population in Washington, followed by a panel discussion hosted by KCTS 9’s Enrique Cerna. The film screening will take place on Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

In Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington, KCTS 9’s Enrique Cerna examines the history of Latinos in Washington and their contributions to politics, education and entrepreneurship in this state.

Cerna weaves together his family’s Yakima Valley heritage with others; including Phyllis Gutierrez-Kenney’s transformation from migrant laborer to political trailblazer, the entrepreneurial story of winemaker Victor Palencia and the educational challenges and successes of the fastest growing population in the state. Continue reading “Free film screening of KCTS documentary: ‘Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington’”